Admissions to Seaham High School are handled by County Durham Council.
As a Community School our admission number is 230 and oversubscription criteria is as follows;
When there are more requests for places than those available, the following criteria will be used to allocate places strictly in order of priority;
- Children in Public Care
- Medical Reasons- Students with very exceptional medical factors directly related to school placement.
- Family Links-Students who have a brother or sister already attending the school, who is expected to be on roll at the time of admission.
- Applicants to their nearest school- Those children who have applied for a place at the nearest school to their home address measured by the shortest walking route.
- All other applicants
A full version of our Admissions policy can be viewed in the section under Policies.
Please contact Lynn Whitehead at the school to find out how to apply for a place at our school or for further information.